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Vegas hitting jackpot as pandemic-weary visitors crowd back

LAS VEGAS (AP) — To Mike Anger in Midland, Michigan, a $100 round-trip airline flight and $260 for five nights at a Las Vegas hotel made it too easy to say yes. “How could I turn tha...

Vegas agency links more liver ailments to 'Real Water' brand

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Health officials in Las Vegas reported six more cases of liver illness this week believed to be linked to a commercially marketed bottled water brand, Real Water, that faces a U.S. Fo...

Topless clubs among businesses that can reopen in Vegas

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Topless dancers can shed coronavirus restrictions next weekend in Las Vegas and get face-to-face with patrons again, under rules accepted Thursday by a state COVID-19 task force. ...

Nevada inmate fighting execution seeks firing-squad option

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A convicted killer who is fighting a possible June execution date that would make him the first person put to death in Nevada in 15 years is calling for the state to consider the firi...

Casino project among largest on Vegas Strip sets opening day

LAS VEGAS (AP) — One of the biggest casino projects ever on the Las Vegas Strip has set a date to open, after more than seven years of planning and building. Resorts World Las Vegas ...

Bally's buying Tropicana hotel on Las Vegas Strip for $308M

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Tropicana Las Vegas Hotel and Casino is being sold. Bally’s Corp. announced Tuesday it will acquire the iconic Las Vegas Strip property from Gaming and Leisure P...

Las Vegas pushes to become first to ban ornamental grass

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A desert city built on a reputation for excess and indulgence wants to become a model for restraint and conservation with a first-in-the-nation policy banning grass that nobody walks ...

OJ Simpson, Las Vegas Strip hotel settle defamation case

LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson and a Las Vegas hotel-casino have settled a lawsuit alleging that unnamed employees defamed Simpson by telling a celebrity news site he had been banned from the property ...

Parler network founder claims GOP donor, others defamed him

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The developer of the conservative social network Parler is alleging he was defamed and improperly ousted by a prominent Republican Party benefactor, two men who replaced him at the co...

Woman in Uber driver attack to be returned to San Francisco

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A woman arrested in Las Vegas several days after an attack on an Uber driver in San Francisco that was widely viewed on social media agreed Monday to be transferred in custody to Cali...

Viral Vegas: Deaths jump, tourism slumps amid long pandemic

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Six weeks ago, thousands of New Year’s revelers gathered beneath the neon-lit marquees on the Las Vegas Strip — even though the big annual fireworks show was called off due to the cor...

German drug firm to pay $50M in US purity case at India site

LAS VEGAS (AP) — An international pharmaceutical company has agreed to plead guilty in a U.S. court and pay $50 million for deleting and hiding manufacturing records in India during a federal Food and...

Ruling keeps Ronaldo hush-money case with US judge in Nevada

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A U.S. appeals court is letting a federal judge in Nevada decide claims by a woman suing soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo over a $375,000 rape case hush-money settlement reached more tha...

Biden win over Trump in Nevada made official by court

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Nevada Supreme Court made Joe Biden’s win in the state official on Tuesday, approving the state's final canvass of the Nov. 3 election. The unanimous action by ...

US judge points Ronaldo rape case in Las Vegas toward trial

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo’s legal fight with a woman who accuses the international soccer star of raping her in his suite at a Las Vegas resort more than 10 years ago is heading toward a tria...